26  June  2017
Leo Triplet Galaxy NGC 3628

 By Derek Santiago
( http://www.pbase.com/dsantiago )

Spiral galaxy in Leo, NGC 3628 is one of the trio of galaxies known as the Leo Triplet.
It has been called the Hamburger Galaxy.
 Imaging Camera: QSI640wsg
 Imaging Scope: Celestron 9.25"Edge HD at F/10
 Guide Camera: SX Lodestar
 Mount: Avalon M-Uno Fast Reverse
 Filters: Astrodon Gen II LRGB
 Exposure: 4 hours Lum, 5 minute subs unbinned , 40 min each RGB 2.5 minute subs binned x 2
 Processing: CCD Stack and PS CC
 Date: March 5, 2017
 Sky conditions: Below average seeing, good transparency and as usual, the worst Bortle white light pollution.
 Location: My front driveway. Morristown, NJ 



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